Healthy Shredded Pork Sandwiches

Sheri Mullins


I took this over to my friend when she came home from the hospital and everyone loved it. I served with tomato/cucumber salad and corn on the cob. Simple and healthy!


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15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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3 lb
boneless pork roast
1 tsp
garlic powder
3 tsp
mrs dash (you pick the flavor)
2 tsp
black pepper
onion, cut into thin wedges
1/2 c
1/4 c
apple cider vinegar
1/4 c
bbq sauce (sugar-free) or regular kind
1/2 c
juices (skim fat from juices)
apple slaw (no mayo)
whole wheat buns

How to Make Healthy Shredded Pork Sandwiches


  • 1In a small bowl, stir together garlic powder, mrs dash, and pepper. Trim fat from meat. Sprinkle pepper mixture evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a slow cooker.
  • 2Place onion in the bottom of slow cooker. Add meat. Pour the water and vinegar over meat.
  • 3Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Remove meat and onions from cooker to a cutting board; discard all but 1/2 cup of cooking liquid. Using two forks, pull meat apart into shreds. Cut up onions and place on shredded pork.
  • 4In small bowl, combine juices with BBQ sauce. Drizzle on shredded pork and stir to lightly coat.
  • 5Place meat mixture on bottoms of buns. Top with apple slaw mixture; and tops of buns.

    Apple Slaw (with no mayo)

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About Healthy Shredded Pork Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Pork, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Healthy

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